Make Your Own Takeout Party

A take-out party is a great excuse to stay in and get comfy.

When everything is rushed and time is short, you might want to call for take-out, but making your own can be a terrific way to entertain. It's totally fun -- and affordable!


Baked Spring Rolls

Asian Meatballs with Spicy Lime Dipping Sauce

Thai Noodle Soup

Hot Sesame Green Beans

Park City Cashew Chicken

Crisp Red Snapper and Winter Stir-Fry Vegetables

Nutty Ginger

tips + how-tos


set the scene

Decorate Your Living Room

I use paper lanterns and I set my table with funky dishes from Mxyplyzyk ( and matching chopsticks from Kitchen Kapers (


Put Your Guests in the Mood

Pick up satin tops, kung fu slippers and gorgeous women's slippers at Pearl River (


Predict the Future

I've had some made that say, "You will be showered with good duck," but you can write anything you want at Lady Fortunes (